Published: 17 January 2012 at 13:01
Anglia Ruskin’s Global Sustainability Institute to host talk by Dr David Viner
The subject of climate change will be up for discussion at Anglia Ruskin University on Monday, 23 January (1pm) when environmental expert and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr David Viner will deliver a talk entitled “I don’t believe in Climate Change”.
The free event is the first in a series of lunchtime seminars organised by the Global Sustainability Institute, based at Anglia Ruskin, and will take place in Helmore 201 on the Cambridge campus.
Dr Viner has worked internationally in climate change for over 20 years. He spent 17 years at the world-renowned Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia where he was involved in a range of research activities that centred on the science of climate change; including the interactions between climate change and tourism, and the rural economy.
Since 1993, Dr Viner has contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2007, and from 2008-2011 he led the British Council’s Global Programme on Climate Change.
Dr Viner, who is now a Principal Consultant at Red Kite Enterprise and Environment which helps businesses identify environmental threats and opportunities, said: